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Men (Elvish)

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*''[[nanwen]]'' "return"<ref>[[Parma Eldalamber 17]] p.166</ref>
 
*''[[nanwen]]'' "return"<ref>[[Parma Eldalamber 17]] p.166</ref>
 
*''[[omentie]]/[[vomentie]]''
 
*''[[omentie]]/[[vomentie]]''
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Revision as of 15:36, 5 December 2009

men is a Quenya word that means

  1. (noun) way, place, spot[1]
  2. (verb) to go (as far as), arrive[2]

Etymology

PQ root [[MEN]

Other forms

  • mene (aorist) "goes"
  • menin (aorist) "I go"
  • ména (present) "is coming to an end"
  • menne (past + locative) "arrived, reached"
  • menuva (future) will arrive
  • eménie (perfect) "has just arrived"

Examples

Other versions

Tolkien first noted the verb as ten, before mending the first consonant.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  2. Vinyar Tengwar 47 p.11
  3. Parma Eldalamber 17 p.166